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2010 Triathlete Magazine Shoe ReviewTesters who tended toward a faster pace or at least those who ran toward the fore of their feet appreciated the performance fit and feel of the Makani, which felt true to size and accommodated moderate-volume feet. The feel was pleasant, merging flexibility with comfortably firm impact absorption. And the Makani performed especially well for testers who liked to push it with rapid turnover.

2010 Triathlete Magazine Shoe ReviewHeel fit: Snug
Midfoot fit: Very close-fitting
Forefoot fit: Slightly narrow
Flexibility: Flexible
Perceived Weight: Light
Barefoot factor: Somewhat structured
Cushioning: Somewhat firm
Stability: Somewhat free
Responsiveness: Dampening

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